This weekend, we published a two-part story about the rather amazing 32-year Scientology career of John Brousseau, whose adventures included driving for L. Ron Hubbard, spending time in the Sea Org's prison program the RPF, and working in the Cruise household with Tom and Katie Holmes.
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Yesterday, we published the first part of our conversation with John Brousseau, a 32-year veteran of Scientology's "Sea Org" who escaped from the church's International Base east of Los Angeles in 2010.
In our first part, Brousseau described his work in the Tom Cruise household with Katie Holmes an ... More >>
As we wait for the next development in the Church of Scientology's lawsuit against its former employee, Debbie Cook, we continue to think about something the church told ABC for its recent Nightline story on the case...
"In a letter to ABC News, a lawyer for the Church of Scientology flat out denie ... More >>
Last summer, we brought you extensive coverage of Scientology's bizarre siege of a South Texas home. A goon squad calling itself the "Squirrel Busters" claimed to be a documentary crew making a film about former high-ranking church executive Marty Rathbun. The intimidation squad even managed to get ... More >>
On December 29, the Church of Scientology-Missouri's media relations officer, Ellen Maher-Forney, and another executive, Jill James, drove the 40 minutes it takes to go from the church on Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis to the home of Jim and Meshell Little in Saint Peters, Missouri.
When the two wom ... More >>
"This Will guy is so cool! I can't wait to tell Dave."We're still taking your votes for Scientology Story of the Year, and in general, things here in the underground bunker are frenetic as we prepare for year-end festivities. We also managed to keep the beat going this week with some interest ... More >>
When is a scandal connected to sports not a scandal? Apparently when ESPN decides not to report on it.
There is one huge missing piece in the Syracuse-Bernie Fine sex abuse scandal that the media seems to have agreed not to investigate, namely, who at ESPN knew what and why didn't they do somethin ... More >>
LRH came out on top of our countdown, but did he top out our readers poll? Take a look inside!Actually, make that the top fifty people crippling the Church of Scientology -- we received more than 3,000 individual choices by 141 voters, with more than 300 different people receiving votes.
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On August 5, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the worl ... More >>
Good morning! It's your royal wedding bloggers, Rosie Gray, Francesca Stabile, and Jen Doll, here in these wee hours munching pretend scones and mainlining coffee so we can tell you exactly what's happening on this glorious day of April 29, 2011, the much-anticipated day of nuptials between P ... More >>
On Saturday, the Daily News published what was, for the tab, a lengthy story about Marc Headley and his lawsuit against his former employer, Scientology.
Headley, you might remember from our own story in November, wrote a gripping account of his escape after years of menial labor at the secr ... More >>
By Fatimah Surjani Ortega
Yes, Tiger, this could be your yearSunday ushers in the Year of Metal Tiger, which sounds like a golf club. That's actually appropriate, because things look auspicious for Tiger Woods -- as long as he can keep his dick in his pants.
Just in time for Chinese New Yea ... More >>